560. The registrar.

The Health and Care Professions Council1 must appoint a registrar who holds office for such period and on such terms as the Council may determine2. The registrar has such functions as the Council may direct3. The terms on which the registrar holds office may, in addition to providing for his remuneration, include provision for the payment of such pensions, allowances or gratuities to or in respect of him, or such contributions or payments towards provision for such pensions, allowances or gratuities, as may be determined by the Council